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important and powerful women in the world of finance and the warning for the united states. >>> brewing up profits the ceo who can fix with ales, starts up companies and raising a glad and lending a hand. >> didn't get enough matt damon last week? neither did we. "the wall street journal report" starts right now. now, maria bartiromo. >> here's a look at what's making news as we head into a new week. another blow to investor confidence, a big blunder in the release of google's earnings on thursday. they came out hours before they were scheduled to be released. the company said it was due to a mistake by the financial printer r.r. donnelley which in turn blamed humor error. the earnings weren't even good. they missed on revenue and profit and the stock plummeted. the company announcing the sudden departure of pandit, he was reto be repoliced by michael corps bit, a citigroup insider. i spoke to mr. pandit soon after his resignation and said it was my decision and it was time and after five years i accomplished what i set out to do. after other signs of a technology slowdown and continued do
any one of us in the united states turns on a faucet and the water runs. for nearly a billion others, it's intermitt tant, expensive and dangerous. hollywood star matt damon may have an oscar for "good will hunting" but to control water is making all the difference. >> every 20 seconds, a kid somewhere on our planet dies because of lack of access to clean water sanitation. you know, three kids a minute. >> what goes through the enormity of it. what does a life without access to clean water look like? >> your life revolves around skavageing for water. girls won't be in school. they will spend their entire day trying to get water for the rest of the family. also, the issue of toilets. girls stop going to school when they hit puberty if there's not a toilet there. >> they co-founded a non-profit organization, water.org. it's to end the water crisis. >> it's a gender issue, an education issue the fact that 433 million school days are lost every year because kids are sick from contaminated water. >> the water in our toilet is cleaner than the water most people are drinking. >> you have be
has for the united states. >>> brewing up profits the ceo who can fix what ails startup companies and a program to raise a glad glass and lend a hand. >>> didn't get enough matt damon last week? neither did we. the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >> this is america's number one financial news program, "wall street journal report." now maria bartiromo. >>> here's a look at what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. a big blunder many the release of google's earnings on thursday. the earnings came out midday, hours before they were scheduled to be released. the company says it was due to a mistake by the financial printer r.r. donnelly, which in turn blamed human error. the earnings weren't good. google missed on revenue and profit and the stock plummeted. >>> and citigroup announced the departure of vikram pandit after a clash with the board of directors he was to be replaced by michael corbat who with was a citigroup insider. i spoke to him soon after his rez ig nation and he told me quote this was my decision. it was time. after five years, i acc
know things have slowed down quite a bit outside the united states as well. >> there are enough companies have tripped, as you hinted, geography doesn't matter. companies that are primarily domestic tend to be having better earnings reports than those that have significant businesses outside the u.s. >> meanwhile, here we are just a few days away from the presidential leelection. what would a romney presidency mean versus an obama re-election? >> we have to start by saying that it's so close that uncertainty is killing everybody. gee, what happens if we don't know the next morning? it's going to mean probably neither candidate has a mandate, so we are going to need more compromise and have more lagger heads and more polarization. >> we haven't seen these two sides get together. they are unable to get together. we've got the fiscal cliff looming, so why would it be better in the next four years in terms of getting things done? >> the optimist says okay, if it's mitt romney, he was a republican governor and figured out thousand get it done. if president obama is elected. he's got
. in the united states, there's water scarcity in certain areas. we have the political framework, the policies to deal with that. we have the money frankly. we still pay more than twice as much for our cable bill than for our water bill here. >> tell us about water.org's agenda. how does it work. >> people aren't equally poor. er 800 million people that don't have access to water aren't all in the same boat. the municipality will be piping water right by people's houses but they don't have access it to. people working, holding down jobs are taking time off of work to stand in a line at a designated time to get their water. gary pioneered an idea water credit. if you can take out a loan and buy your time back, all right, so 75, $100 loan, that five hours you are wasting you can go do your job and the loans pay off quickly. >> they are repaid at 967% rate worldwide with this. we're approaching 400,000 people who have gotten access to water and a toilet through microfinance and through their own resources that haven't having to be served by straight charity. we are all about trying to piggyback o
of the global economy? we know things are slowed down quite a bit outside of the united states, as well? >> yeah. there are enough companies that have tripped that this is not just a specific company environment. as you hinted, geography does matter. companies primarily domestic, u.s. oriented tend to be having better earnings reports than those that have significant businesses outside of the u.s. >> here we are a few days away from the presidential election. what impact do you expect the election to have on the economy and the markets? what would a romney presidency mean versus an obama re-election? >> i think we have to start by saying that it is so close that uncertainty is killing everyone. i have read articles about gee what happens if we don't know the next morning. it will mean neither candidate has a mandate. we need more compromise and we will have more loggerheads and more polarization. i wish it could be different. >> that's the issue. we haven't seen the two sides get together. they are unable to compromise. we have the fiscal cliff looming. why would it be better in terms of comprom
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